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liverwurst

[liv-er-wurst, -woo rst, -woo sht] /ˈlɪv ərˌwɜrst, -ˌwʊərst, -ˌwʊʃt/
noun
1.
a sausage made with a large percentage of liver, especially one made with pork liver and pork meat.
Also called liver sausage.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; half translation, half adoption of German Leberwurst
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  • Soften the liverwurst and cream cheese and mix them together with the back of a spoon.
  • liverwurst, it turns out, brings the whole thing together.
British Dictionary definitions for liverwurst

liver sausage

/ˈlɪvəˌwɜːst/
noun
1.
a sausage made of or containing liver
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Word Origin and History for liverwurst
n.

1869, American English, partial translation of German Leberwurst, from Leber "liver" (see liver (n.1)) + Wurst "sausage."

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